Jan grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, and was a member of a Lutheran church. She moved to Wisconsin in 1976 and joined the Catholic church in 1983. She was a speech/language pathologist before retirement.
Jan and her husband, John, are members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. Jan volunteers as a Eucharistic Minister, “Team Leader” (sacristan), and first grade catechist.
Jan says that her life has been enriched and her spiritual life has been nurtured by being an Associate. She values the friendships she has with the Sisters and other Associates, and the chances to pray, share faith, and learn together during Associate activities and Community events.
Jan has been President of the Associates, a presenter at Associate GATHERINGs, and a member of the Community Spiritual Renewal Committee.